(Pterocarpus soyauxii)
Central and tropical west Africa

Heartwood colour can vary, ranging from a pale pinkish orange to a deep brownish red. Most pieces tend to start reddish orange when freshly cut, darkening substantially over time to a reddish/purplish brown (some lighter pieces age to a grayish brown)

Grain is usually straight, but can sometimes be interlocked. With a coarse, open texture and good natural lustre. Padauk is easy to work however tearout may also occur during planing on quarter sawn or interlocked grain. Padauk turns, glues, and finishes well. Janka hardness of 1,970

Common Uses: Veneer, flooring, turned objects, musical instruments, furniture, tool handles, and other small specialty wood objects.


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Additional information

Weight 9999 lbs
Dimensions 9999 × 999 × 9999 cm

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1", 1.25", 2"


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